|Too Many Parents (1936) Frances Farmer|
Too Many Parents (1936) Frances Farmer A story of the boys who are sent to military school in order to get them out of the way of their too-busy-to-bother parents or guardians. Lonely young Philip Stewart (George Ernest) writes himself letters his father, Mark Stewart (Lester Matthews, should be writing.) When his hoax is discovered Philip attempts suicide. Director: Robert F. McGowan Writers: Jesse Lynch Williams (story), George Templeton (story) Stars: Frances Farmer, Lester Matthews and Porte...
Keywords: Frances Farmer; Lester Matthews; Porter Hall; Comedy; Drama
|The Horn Blows at Midnight on Omnibus|
In 1945, Jack Benny starred in his last major motion picture, "The Horn Blows at Midnight," as a band member who dreams he's an angel sent to destroy the Earth. The film did respectable business but wasn't an overwhelming success (doubtlessly due to the timing, coming at the end of WW2) and Benny soon began joking about what a dismal failure the film was... which quickly became a running gag on his TV and radio shows, leading people to believe the movie actually was an epic bomb.In 1949, the f...
Keywords: classic tv; Jack Benny; Alistair Cook; Jeff Donnell; Lester Matthews; Byron Foulger; Hallene Hill; Martin Dean; Anne Doran; Rolph Sedan; John Vosper; Dorothy Mallone; Lee Millar; Frank Jaquet; Beverly Washburn; Harry Shearer; Benny Rubin; Lou Lubin; Rusty Morris; Roy Rowan; Mahlon Merrick; 1953; 1950s